Robyn Bollinger, violinist, is recognized for her musical creativity, rich tone, emotional depth, and technical mastery. She is a recipient of a prestigious 2016 Grant from the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for her multimedia performance project entitled "CIACCONA: The Bass of Time." Having made her Philadelphia Orchestra debut at age twelve, Ms. Bollinger has since performed with orchestras and at festivals nationwide, among them the Boston Pops, the Grand Tetons Music Festival Orchestra, and the Aspen Music Festival. A sought after collaborator, Ms. Bollinger is a popular figure on the chamber music stage, both as a member of the renowned, Grammy-nominated Boston-based ensemble A Far Cry, and for her work at Festivals and on chamber music series. A former member of the Newman String Quartet, which took the silver medal at the 2007 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Ms. Bollinger’s talent has been recognized with numerous awards, among them an Entrepreneurial Musicianship Grant from New England Conservatory for her ground-breaking "Project Paganini," a performance project featuring all twenty-four Paganini Caprices. Ms. Bollinger has received top prizes at the many international competitions, among them the International Fritz Kreisler Competition in Vienna, the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists in France, and the Louis Spohr International Competition in Germany. A resident of Boston, Ms. Bollinger plays a 1778 Joseph and Antonio Gagliano violin on generous loan from the Ravinia Festival's Steans Institute Instrument Bank.
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